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Nov
30
2020

The children from a small rural village in Malawi will have a new school building by the end of this year, thanks to a Michigan Ross undergraduate.

Nov
13
2020

Deloitte Consulting CEO Dan Helfrich joined Michigan Ross Dean Scott DeRue for an insightful conversation on how students and business professionals can strive for a successful career, lead in the virtual workplace, and create more inclusive teams and organizations.

Oct
26
2020

Justin Golden, BBA ‘02, has partnered with several other U-M alumni to start Greatwater Opportunity Capital, a real estate private equity investment management and development firm focused on providing housing in Detroit’s neighborhoods.

Oct
14
2020

Ross professor Achyuta Adhvaryu's research and work with the Good Business Lab has now found its place with the William Davidson Institute’s consulting services, in the newly formed Labor Practices group.

Sep
16
2020

Michigan Ross welcomed New York Times best-selling author and impact investing pioneer Jacqueline Novogratz as the 2020 Joseph and Sally Handleman Lecture Series speaker on Sept. 8. 

Sep
8
2020

Staple Clothing— a company founded by Gregory Cervenak, BBA ’20, and Connor Flanigan, BSE ’22 and business minor — recently donated 250 face masks to Peru, a country with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates. 

Sep
4
2020

This summer, the Business+Impact initiative was able to provide extra funding for social impact-related internships for Ross students at government and organizations across the country. 

Sep
3
2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Blueprints for Pangaea, founded by Ben Rathi, BBA ’17, coordinated a donation of around 700 plastic face shields to four health and family services centers across Washtenaw County in Michigan. 

Aug
21
2020

It’s been a challenging few months for lil’gourmets, a company founded by Shibani Baluja, MBA ’04, that provides nourishing, global, and organic veggie meals and snacks for young eaters. Fortunately, her retail expansion plans and impact work have continued.

Aug
11
2020

Jake McCurry, BBA ’21, spearheaded The Uniform Funding Foundation’s donation day on July 19, when uniforms and equipment were donated to 150 athletes on four youth sports teams in Cleveland.

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